Joanne Freeman

The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

Airdate: 11/11/2018 @ 3:30 pm CST

Field of Blood

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Daniel Weinberg talks with Joanne Freeman about her book, The Field of Blood.

Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress; the result is a fresh understanding of the workings of American democracy and the bonds of Union on the eve of their greatest peril.

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Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.